buccinum


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Buccinum \Buc"ci*num\, prop. n. [L., a trumpet, a trumpet
   shell.] (Zool.)
   A genus of large univalve mollusks abundant in the arctic
   seas. It includes the common whelk (Buccinum undatum).
   [1913 Webster]
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